Delicious (Healthy!) Ideas For Those Thanksgiving Leftovers
I hope that everyone’s holiday meal turned out well and that you had a wonderful holiday. Now, it’s time for leftovers and maybe a football game or two. Some great food ideas are:
-Classic turkey sandwich
-Turkey tacos with whole wheat tortilla and cranberry salsa
-Turkey salad made with reduced calorie mayo or Greek yogurt, celery, curry powder, white raisins or spices. Serve in cantaloupe.
-Sweet potato pancakes with crème freche’
-Green bean salad with olive oil, red pepper flakes, chopped sweet red peppers and mushrooms.
-Cranberry bread pudding made with left over bread, egg beaters, nutmeg, cranberry relish and vanilla.
-Mashed potato (sweet or white) latkes, pan fried with 1 ½ tbsp. olive oil. Add chives, or spices.
-Omelets with leftover broccoli, mushrooms, turkey and Laughing Cow Cheese.
-Sweet potato soup blended with chicken broth, fresh thyme, garlic, shallots and a dollop of crème fleche’
The day after Thanksgiving, you may feel overwhelmed and need a ‘cooking break’. Utilize these quick-fix ideas.
Be sure to stay active during this time, to work off the holiday goodies and to keep your mood level. Enjoy the rest of your holiday weekend.